Charleston Church Shooting

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Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Has Been Sentenced to Death

Roof showed no emotion as the judge read out the decision on Tuesday.
Allie Conti
1.10.17
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Jury Finds Dylann Roof Guilty on All Counts in the Charleston Church Shooting

The jury deliberated for just two hours before coming back with a guilty verdict for the self-identified white supremacist.
Lauren Messman
12.15.16
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Federal Prosecutors Will Seek the Death Penalty for Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof

"The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision," said Attorney General Loretta Lynch.
Helen Donahue
5.24.16
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Dylann Roof Has Been Officially Charged with a Federal Hate Crime, Could Face the Death Penalty

The location of his alleged shooting spree—a church—could land the South Carolina native on death row.
Mike Pearl
7.22.15
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South Carolina Governor Signs Off on Bill to Remove Confederate Flag

It's "a day we can all be proud of," Governor Nikki Haley said in a statement shortly after the state House passed the bill to remove the flag.
VICE News
7.9.15
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'It's the Right Thing to Do': South Carolina Senate Votes to Remove Confederate Flag From Capitol

South Carolina's State Senate has voted 37-3 in favor of a bill to remove a Confederate battle flag that has flown on the grounds of the State Capitol for more than 50 years.
Liz Fields
7.6.15
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Walmart Sorry for Making an Islamic State Cake — After Refusing Confederate Flag Cake

A Louisiana man went to Walmart last week get a personalized cake with a Confederate flag on it. His request was denied, but a later order for an IS flag cake was fulfilled.
VICE News
6.30.15
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Two Activists Charged With 'Defacing a Monument' After Scaling Pole to Remove Confederate Flag in South Carolina

An activist scaled a 30-foot steel flagpole just after dawn and removed the flag, which is protected by state law and was raised again a short time later.
Tessa Stuart
6.27.15
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Why Are Some People Saying Dylann Roof Was Given Special Treatment When He Was Arrested?

Social media activists are up in arms over the fact that the alleged church shooter was given Burger King to eat and escorted from a police station in a bulletproof vest.
Mike Pearl
6.23.15
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Confederate Flag Debate Heats Up as Major Retailers Drop Merchandise From Shelves

Sears and Walmart have announced removal of Confederate flag merchandise from stores, while a Mississippi lawmaker has called for the emblem's removal from the state's flag.
VICE News
6.23.15
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Witness Reportedly Says Dylann Roof Attempted Suicide After Church Shooting

The son of one of the Charleston victims reportedly spoke with a survivor of the attack who said the gunman tried to shoot himself but ran out of bullets.
Gillian Mohney
6.21.15
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Historic Charleston Church Holds Emotional Sunday Service Days After Deadly Shooting

The service took place hours after demonstrators marched on South Carolina's State House demanding that the Confederate flag be taken down.
Gillian Mohney
6.21.15
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